"Space Dave Live" Show Notes for 17th July 2019
Watch on YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHRqB9Wia1M
Intro & housekeeping
- Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SpaceCentre
- Google Hangouts
- Corrections & clarifications: Russians not the only country putting people in space. NZ space research.
- Auroras: https://www.backpackerguide.nz/best-times-locations-see-southern-lights-new-zealand/
- New things in the space centre: Magazine, Lego, Patches, Mission ISS.
- Sky & Telescope to be aquired by the American Astronomical Society.
- Apollo in real time: https://apolloinrealtime.org/11/
- Rocket Lab to launch 3D printing spacecraft:
- Virgin Orbit drop test:
- Chandrayaan-2 will carry lunar lander "Vikram" to the south pole, which will deliver a rover "Pragyan":
Launch has been delayed, new date TBA. India's second lunar exploration mission. Includes a lunar orbiter, lander and rover. The main scientific objective is to map the location and abundance of lunar water.
- Roscosmos Announces Plans to 3D-Print Shelters on the Moon:
- Spektr-RG launch:
- NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Groundbreaking Astrophysics Mission:
- Mars2020 gets wheels.
- Starship/Stahopper updates:
- Hayabusa2 collects samples from asteroid after second successful touchdown:
- Circumplanetary Disk Discovered around Young Planet in Distant Star System:
- Map of exoplanets:
- Supermassive black hole on collision course:
- Storm Area 51:
- Question: What would you call a moon that has broken free of its planet?
- Prize: "Stagazing for Dummies" book
- Winner: Aroha Mahoney